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Supporting citizen scientists

Lynda.com

Whether recording fauna observations, timing the frequency of frog calls or photographing a rare bird, Australian citizen scientists will find Lynda.com has a range of relevant courses. Citizen scientists are involved in a range of community projects across a range of topics including astronomy, wildlife and birdwatching, air quality, climatology, community mapping. Their contributions make … Read more

Interested in adult literacy?

: From Bush to Beach: Joint QATESOL-QCAL Regional Conference

A mini-conference in Mackay in August will showcase over twenty literacy and numeracy practitioners and their experiences on topics including migrant settlement programs, complex language ecologies, using short films in ESL classrooms, social media for informal professional development, and the benefit of arts based learning for EAL/D students to develop vocabulary, generate ideas and improve their oracy … Read more